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Certificate in School Counseling


The Graduate Certificate in School Counseling is designed for individuals who have a Master’s degree in Counseling from a CACREP-accredited institution (or equivalent) in an emphasis other than school counseling. This certification program provides post-graduate training in the emphasis area of school counseling to students who have completed a Master’s in Counseling in a different emphasis. If this requirement has not been met, additional course work, or the MS Counseling program, may be required.


Program Coordinator:

Dr. David Van Doren
Winther 6054
Phone: (262) 472-1035
Email: vandored@uww.edu


Department Secretary:

Alicia Stone-Jackson
Winther 6035
Phone (262) 472-5426
Email: counslred@uww.edu


Download: Program Application for Certificate


CERTIFICATE IN SCHOOL COUNSELING:

The Certificate Program requires completion of the following courses in sequence:

  • COUNSED 738 PERSPECTIVES IN SCHOOL COUNSELING
  • COUNSED 743 COUNSELING IN ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL
  • COUNSED 745 COUNSELING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS
  • COUNSED 795 INTERNSHIP

Courses would be taken sequentially to address the development of counseling services K-12. The internship will be one or two semesters depending on the needs of the student, as determined by Counselor Education Faculty. Students having had a year-long Internship in the Master’s program and having sufficient counseling experience with children will only be required to participate in a one semester Internship. However, some experience in all three areas (Elementary, Middle, and Secondary schools) would be required.